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Senior Pastor

Lakewood Baptist Church
Posted: 10/19/2021
Salary/Range: TBD
Lakewood, NY

Lakewood Baptist Church (Lakewood, NY) – Senior Pastor


The Big Picture

Lakewood Baptist Church ( is a faithful congregation of 98 seeking a full-time Senior Pastor who will preach the Word of God, provide vision, shepherd the congregation, and equip the church for works of service. 


The Church

Lakewood Baptist Church exists to help families experience wholeness through Christ. We connect with God and Others. We grow toward wholeness. We live on purpose for God and others. Lakewood Baptist is affiliated with Converge MidAtlantic. Converge MidAtlantic is a movement of churches working together to strengthen and start more churches. Their mission is to multiply transformational leaders and churches.


The Community

Located in Lakewood NY, which lays adjacent to Jamestown, NY and is only a short drive from Erie PA and Buffalo NY.


The Qualifications

The Pastor must fulfill the qualifications of the office of an Elder as outlined in I Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9. The Senior Pastor is responsible for providing vision and overall direction and administration of all church ministries, operations, programs and service; for providing leadership and nourishment for the church; and for using his spiritual gifts and skills in proclamation and ministerial care in meeting the needs of persons in the church and community. We are looking for a senior pastor who can grow the church’s family ministry, young adult ministry, community outreach, and attract more worshippers.  He must be a licensed and ordained ministry of the Gospel.  Preference will be given to those with a minimum of five years of pastoral experience along with a seminary degree. 




The Process

Please look over this job description and the church website. Along with your resume please answer these questions:


Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the Pastor at Lakewood?


Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Pastor at Lakewood?


In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the Statement of Faith of Lakewood?


Please send your resume, the answers to these questions and a link to at least one online sermon to


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